Kuranda: The Essential Addition to any Cairns Itinerary

Updated: Oct 8, 2020

The city of Cairns is located in Tropical North QLD, Australia. It is often referred to as one of the gateways to the Great Barrier Reef, as well as being home to the beautiful Daintree Rainforest. It is not short on activities and there are many essential things to do in this city. In addition, Cairns is home to Kuranda, which is known as the ‘village in the rainforest’. It is one of the most popular attractions in Cairns and you are about to see why.


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How do I get to Kuranda?


The easiest way to get to Kuranda is via the scenic railway. The train leaves from the station, which is located opposite the main shopping centre. This shopping centre can be reached via car, bus, taxi or uber depending on where you are staying in Cairns. This train is available to reach Kuranda, as well as the journey back into Cairns.